Three Milwaukee County jail staffers charged in inmate’s dehydration death


Prosecutors have charged three Milwaukee County jail staffers for their role in the dehydration death of an inmate who spent a week without water, which occurred while the jail was overseen by conservative firebrand and Trump supporter Sheriff David Clarke. The inmate is one of seven prisoners to have died in the jail since mid-2016. > CBS News

Waukesha County gets preliminary approval to enforce immigration, while Milwaukee County’s request is denied


An advisory panel Tuesday recommended approval of Waukesha County’s application to participate in a controversial federal immigration law enforcement program, which can turn sheriff deputies into ICE agents. But the same panel rejected former Sheriff David Clarke’s similar request for Milwaukee County. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin Public Radio

Former sheriff David Clarke boasts about sending f-bomb to reporter


Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke crowed Thursday about emailing an f-bomb to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Daniel Bice. “What’s it like 2 move from being a public official into civilian life? This DOPE reporter just found out. It’s great,” Clarke tweeted. > Washington Examiner

Democrats react to Clarke resignation as Walker ponders replacement


When David Clarke resigned Aug. 31, it left Gov. Walker with the power to appoint Milwaukee County’s next sheriff. Clarke later announced he’s taking a position with America First Action, a pro-Trump super PAC. Meanwhile, Wisconsin progressives issued statements welcoming Clarke’s resignation but vowing he would not escape accountability for abuse committed on his watch. > Wisconsin Gazette

Sheriff Clarke was in talks (again) for a White House Job—then John Kelly killed it


Officials in the West Wing report that Sheriff David Clarke was in consideration for a White House post over the past seven weeks. But on Tuesday, the former Milwaukee County lawman instead signed on with the pro-Trump super PAC “America First Action”. White House sources say chief of staff John Kelly is the reason. > Daily Beast

Former sheriff David Clarke reported to be taking Trump administration job


David Clarke, the controversial outgoing sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, is expected to take a job in the Trump administration, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Clarke resigned as sheriff on Thursday, effective at midnight that day, though no reason was given for his resignation. > POLITICO

Milwaukee’s conservative firebrand Sheriff David Clarke resigns

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a national following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Trump, resigned Thursday. The County Clerk said he received a resignation letter from Clarke, but it did not say why he was leaving office more than a year before his term is up. > Wisconsin State Journal